Archives for July 12, 2010

Ran, an Akira Kurosawa Masterpiece: On Hulu for Free

Ran was the first Japanese movie I ever saw, and it kindled an appetite not just for more Kurosawa, but films of greater visual splendour than I'd was accustomed to seeing.Wouldn't you know, just when I wanted to pick up the Criterion edition, it went out of print.And then, lo... it shows up on Hulu for free.So... here it is... first time I've ever embedded a whole feature-length film on Looking Closer... … [Read more...]